PEARL AND DOC WATKINS PRESENT THE
SUMMER DANCE HALL SERIES BROUGHT TO YOU BY CORONA AND CADILLAC
Free Dance Hall Music Series Held Weekly at the Historic Pearl Stable
SAN ANTONIO, TX (June 27, 2014) – Pearl is excited to announce their new Summer Dance Hall Series in partnership with San Antonio Jazz legend Doc Watkins and sponsored by Corona and Cadillac. The free series will be held every Wednesday night starting July 9 through August 27, with doors open at 5:30pm and music starting at 6:00 pm
The Summer Dance Hall Series will present a line-up representative of the rich history of South Texas dance hall music. San Antonio Jazz legend Doc Watkins curating a line-up that will feature local and regional treasures from a variety of genres including South Texas Swing, Conjunto, Polka, Dixieland, Bolero and Classic Hill Country singer songwriter.
“Working with Doc Watkins has been really interesting in that he has such a deep knowledge of the history of the music landscape of South Texas. We feel like this series celebrates our music traditions in a meaningful way and will be a wonderful experience for families to come and listen and dance together. ”
2014 Summer Dance Hall Series Lineup:
July 16- Monica Rodriguez and Soundrave
July 23- Tennessee Valley Authority
July 30- Tyler Jackson and the River City Stompers
Aug. 6-Terry Cavanagh and the Alpine Express
Aug. 13- The Prados
Aug. 20- Mark Halata and Texavia
Aug. 27- The Melissa Ludgwig Band
The Dance Hall Series is free to the public so come early, as space is limited. Pearl will offer a cash bar featuring Corona and Modelo, wine, sodas, and water.
ABOUT HISTORIC PEARL
Pearl, located north of downtown San Antonio, provides a unique experience as a top culinary and cultural destination. The mixed-use space features retail, dining, picturesque green spaces and paseos, a riverside amphitheater, and the third campus of the Culinary Institute of America. As a former brewery operating from 1883 to 2001, Pearl reflects a vivid past while embracing the future with LEED-certified complexes mixed with historic architecture.
The 22-acre Pearl site is home to the Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio and the year-round Pearl Farmers Market. Pearl restaurants include Il Sogno Osteria and the Sandbar Fish House and Market, both by CIA graduate and James Beard Award-nominated chef Andrew Weissman; La Gloria Ice House by CIA graduate chef Johnny Hernandez; NAO New World Flavors, from The Culinary Institute of America San Antonio featuring Executive Chef Geronimo Lopez; Blue Box Bar featuring craft cocktails from Olaf Harmel; The Boiler House Texas Grill and Wine Garden; The Granary ‘Cue and Brew from Chef Tim Rattray; Arcade Midtown Kitchen from Chef Jesse Perez; Cured from Chef Steve McHugh; Local Coffee; Green Vegetarian Cuisine and One Lucky Duck Juice & Takeaway.
Pearl is also known for its shops, including the Melissa Guerra Latin American Kitchen store, the Twig Book Shop, The Tiny Finch, Adelante Boutique, Ten Thousand Villages, LeeLee Shoes, Dos Carolinas, Leighelena, The Synergy Studio and Bike World. Notable office tenants at Pearl include the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber, the Nature Conservancy, San Antonio Area Foundation, RBC Securities, the CE Group, WestEast Design Group, KGB Texas, and The San Antonio Business Journal. The Can Plant offers urban contemporary apartments with a place in history. Event spaces include the historic Pearl Stable, and the more contemporary Pearl Studio. For more information, visit Pearl (Website).